Norton schools cancel due to flu

NORTON, Kan. (KWCH) Another Kansas school district has canceled classes due to the flu.

Norton Community Schools will be closed on Thursday and Friday because of the illness.

The Norton Telegram posted on its Facebook page that USD 211 was closing at the recommendation of the Norton County Medical staff due to the high number of positive flu cases.

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A notice on the district's website reads, "Parents: If your child has the flu or is showing flu like symptoms please keep them at home! Thank you USD 211

All activities and sports have also been canceled on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Norton's basketball games at Plainville has been postponed with a makeup date TBD. The varsity wrestling dual against Goodland has been cancelled and will not be made up.